#YearlyPlanning

NSW Term Dates + Holidays

To help you plan for your family holidays in 2016, we’ve collated for easy reference the NSW School Holiday Dates 2016 as well as NSW Public Holiday Dates 2016 and NSW School Term Dates 2016 for the Eastern Division of NSW Australia.

NSW School Holiday Dates 2016

Autumn Holidays

Monday 11 April 2016 to Friday 22 April 2016

Autumn is traditionally the transition months of the Australian year; March, April and May. Typically autumn is the season to receive the most rain, but all the welcomed rain doesn’t dampen the autumn school holiday fun in the Greater Port Macquarie region!

View our autumn holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the autumn school holidays.

Winter Holidays

Monday 4 July 2016 to Friday 15 July 2016

Winter is traditionally the three coldest months of the Australian year; June, July and August. But as Sir Ranulph Fiennes says; “there is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.”

So get on out there with the kids these winter holidays and explore!

View our winter holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the winter school holidays.

Spring Holidays

Monday 26 September 2016 to Friday 7 October 2016

Spring is traditionally the three transition months of the Australian year; September, October and November.

View our spring holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the spring school holidays.

Summer Holidays

Monday 19 December 2016 to Thursday 26 January 2017

Summer is traditionally the three hottest months of the Australian year; December, January and February.

View our summer holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the summer school holidays.

NSW Public Holiday Dates 2016

  • New Year’s Day
    Friday 1 January 2016
  • Australia Day
    Tuesday 26 January 2016
  • Good Friday
    Friday 25 March 2016
  • Easter Saturday 
    the Saturday following Good Friday
    Saturday 26 March 2016
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday 27 March 2016
  • Easter Monday
    Monday 28 March 2016
  • Anzac Day
    Monday 25 April 2016
  • Queen’s Birthday
    Monday 13 June 2016
  • Bank Holiday
    Monday 1 August 2016
  • Labour Day
    Monday 3 October 2016
  • Christmas Day
    Sunday 25 December 2016
  • Boxing Day
    Monday 26 December 2016
  • Additional Day
    for Christmas Day
    Tuesday 27 December 2016

NSW School Term Dates 2016

  • Term 1 for students
    Thursday 28 January 2016 to Friday 8 April 2016
  • Term 2 for students
    Wednesday 27 April 2016 to Friday 1 July 2016
  • Term 3 for students
    Tuesday 19 July 2016 to Friday 23 September 2016
  • Term 4 for students
    Monday 10 October 2016 to Friday 16 December 2016

These dates are NSW Government Schools Term Dates 2016 but can vary slightly from school to school, please visit the DoE website for further information or your school’s website for dates specific to your school.

Daylight Savings

Daylight saving in NSW begins at 2am, Eastern Standard Time, on the first Sunday in October and ends at 3am Eastern Daylight Saving Time on the first Sunday in April.